Archive for June, 2015


ANIMAL CONNECTION: Parvovirus and prep school

ANIMAL CONNECTION: Parvovirus and prep school Parvovirus is a word that makes me shudder with fear. Parvovirus, or parvo, is not transferrable to humans but it is usually fatal for dogs. The ease with

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Distemper, parvo vaccinations urged after Victoria puppy death

Distemper, parvo vaccinations urged after Victoria puppy death The BC SPCA is warning Victoria dog owners to make sure their pets are vaccinated against distemper and parvovirus as they investigate the death of

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Puppies dying at 'alarming rate' in Pontiac, group says

Puppies dying at 'alarming rate' in Pontiac, group says Parvovirus, sometimes shortened to parvo, can be prevented with a vaccine. It is most dangerous to young puppies but can affect other dogs that have

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Veterinarians fear Parvo, get your pets vaccinated

Veterinarians fear Parvo, get your pets vaccinated Veterinarians fear things will get worse before they get better as the Parvovirus continues to spread. Ben Meade learns what pet owners can do to

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Veterinarian Warns of Parvo Risk for Puppies at Parks

Veterinarian Warns of Parvo Risk for Puppies at Parks A Kansas State University veterinarian says taking your puppy out before it has been fully vaccinated for parvovirus could be deadly, especially at this

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Pet Helpers closed for 10-14 days because of possible Parvo exposure

Pet Helpers closed for 10-14 days because of possible Parvo exposure Kim Almstedt of Pet Helpers said a puppy adopted from the shelter was diagnosed with Parvo several days later. She said they're not taking in any

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Parvo outbreak could get “worse before better”

Parvo outbreak could get “worse before better” Local vets say the deadly Parvo virus could get worse before it gets better if pet owners don't vaccinate their dogs. In the past few months Island Vets

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Dog park closed due to parvovirus in area set to reopen Wednesday

Dog park closed due to parvovirus in area set to reopen Wednesday The city temporarily shut down the park after complaints about a deadly, month-old case of parvovirus at the city animal shelter next door.See all stories on this topic …

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